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al-Qa'bong
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posted 16 November 2005 11:57 PM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
While I normally detest "silly love songs," some of them turn me into a sentimental sap.

Here's a list:

NaCl by Kate and Anna McGarrigle

quote:
Just a little atom of chlorine
Valence minus one
Swimming thru the sea, digging the scene
Just having fun
She's not worried about the shape or size
Of her outside shell
It's fun to ionize
Just a little atom of Cl
With an unfilled shell

But somewhere in that sea lurks
Handsome Sodium
With enough electrons on his outside shell
Plus that extra one
Somewhere in this deep blue sea
There's a negative
For my extra energy yes
Somewhere in this foam
My positive will find a home

Then unsuspecting Chlorine
Felt a magnetic pull
She looked down and her outside
Shell was full
Sodium cried "what a gas be my bride and
I'll change your name from Chlorine to Chloride"

Now the sea evaporates to make the clouds
For the rain and snow
Leaving her chemical compounds in the abscence
Of H2O
But the crystals that wash upon the shore
Are happy ones
So if you never thought before
Think of the love that you eat
When you salt your meat


Love Walked In by George and Ira Gershwin - I like the Kenny Baker version.

"Just the Way You Look Tonight" by Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields.

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posted 17 November 2005 12:02 AM      Profile for Cueball   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
My favourite;

Motorhead -- Eat the rich
From the album Rock 'N' Roll


They say music is the food of love
Let's see if you're hungry enough
Take a bite, take another, just like a good boy would
Get a sweet thing on the side
Home cooking, homicide
Side order could be your daughter, Finger lickin' good

Come on baby, eat the rich
Put the bite on that son of a bitch
Don't mess around, don't you give me no switch
C'mon baby, eat the rich
C'mon baby eat the rich

Sitting here in the restaurant
Tell the waiter just what you want
Is that the meat you wanted to eat?
How would you ever know?
Hash browns and bacon strips
I like the way that you lick your lips
No foolin' I can see you droolin'
Feel the hunger grow

Chorus

Eat you baby, you eat me
Eat two baby, get one free
Shetland pony, or extra pepperoni
Just pick up the phone
Eat Greek or eat Chinese
Eat salad or scarf up grease
You're on the shelf you eat yourself
Come on and bite my bone

Repeat chorus
Sitting there in your hired tuxedo
You want to see my bacon torpedo


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posted 17 November 2005 12:26 AM      Profile for Yukoner   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Lemmie has such a way with words doesn't he? I mean, what woman doesn't get turned on by a gent who can sprout facial boils at will?

On a releted note, I saw Philthy 'Animal' Taylor on TV just last night, he still has his chops but something ain't right in his head.


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posted 17 November 2005 12:31 AM      Profile for Cueball   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I think the song exhibits a deep focus and belief in the true power of romantic love. How else could someone come up with such profound metaphorcal themes, carried out consitently within the poetic structure, but expressed in such a multiplicity of flavours?
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posted 17 November 2005 06:03 PM      Profile for ronb     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Spinal Tap's Lick My Love Pump was pretty.
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posted 17 November 2005 06:17 PM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
You guys are gonna make me cry...
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posted 17 November 2005 06:52 PM      Profile for clersal     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
The first time I ever saw your face, sung by Roberta Flack.
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posted 17 November 2005 08:08 PM      Profile for MartinArendt     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Ok, but seriously:

I'm an old soul and Motown kinda fella, so:

Let's Stay Together - Al Green
Can't get enough of your love - Barry White (I don't care what you say, I love the man)
These Arms of Mine - (as sung by) Otis Redding
Baby, I love you - Aretha Franklin
(How Sweet it is) to be loved by you - Marvin Gaye
My Girl - The Temptations

A few assorted other songs I love:

Sweet Little Angel - BB King
Unchained Melody - Righteous Brothers (I know, everybody loves it...so why shouldn't I?)
Cheek To Cheek - (as sung by) Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
On A Winter's Night - either the Gordon Lightfoot original, or the beautiful Sarah McLaughlin version

There are a lot, actually. That's a hint for our wedding, btw, Michelle...


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posted 21 November 2005 08:38 PM      Profile for Boarsbreath   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Hey! Let's get analytical. (Those are short As.)

If you bear in mind what we mean by "love song" -- something published to the world, not just yo a sweetie, and as music, not just poetry -- well then, my candidate has to be the song with no words, and in any event 'traditional' -- but rendered in a way which captures the tentativeness, the exaltation, and even that element of self-absorption, like nothing else:

Samba pa ti, by Santana


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posted 21 November 2005 09:32 PM      Profile for Boom Boom     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I have on tape these greats, which I listen to often:
The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You
Paul McCartney - Maybe I'm Amazed

I've got Elvis' Love Me Tender someplace as well.


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posted 21 November 2005 09:58 PM      Profile for m0nkyman   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Depeche Mode - Somebody
Joolz - Love Is

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posted 21 November 2005 11:17 PM      Profile for Timebandit     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Lies -- Stan Rogers

At last the kids are gone now for the day.
She reaches for the coffee as the school bus pulls away.
Another day to tend the hous and plan
For Friday at the Legion when she's dancing with her man.

Sure was a bitter winter but Friday will be fine,
And maybe last year's Easter dress will serve her one more time.
She'd pass for twenty-nine but for her eyes.
But winter lines are telling wicked lies.

All lies.
All those lines are telling wicked lies.
Lies all lies.
Too many lines there in that face;
Too many to erase or disguise;
They must be telling lies.

Is this the face that won for her the man
Whose amazed and clumsy fingers put that ring upon her hand?
No need to search that mirror for the years.
The menace in their message shouts across the blur of tears.

So this is Beauty's finish. Like Rodin's "Belle Heauimiere",
The pretty maiden trapped inside the ranch wife's toil and care.
Well, after seven kids, that's no surprise,
But why cannot her mirror tell her lies.

All lies.
All those lines are telling wicked lies.
Lies all lies.
Too many lines there in that face;
Too many to erase or disguise;
They must be telling lies.

Then she shakes off the bitter web she wove,
And turns to set the mirror, gently, face down by the stove.
She gathers up her apron in her hand,
Pours a cup of coffee, dripps Carnation from the can,
And thinks ahead to Friday, 'cause Friday will be fine!
She'll look up in that weathered face that loves her's, line for line,
To see that maiden shining in his eyes
And laugh at how her mirror tells her lies.

All lies.
All those lines are telling wicked lies.
Lies all lies.
Too many lines there in that face;
Too many to erase or disguise;
They must be telling lies.


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posted 23 November 2005 01:46 PM      Profile for DandyLion     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Lightfoot - Song For a Winter's Night
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posted 23 November 2005 02:36 PM      Profile for beibhnn     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Ani Difranco's Falling is Like This has always been one of my favourite love songs, perhaps because it was so atypical of her music at the time and perhaps because a friend once commented that they had rarely seen me get through a meal without looking like I was going to choke from laughter.
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posted 23 November 2005 02:40 PM      Profile for skdadl     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Your looks are laughable
Unphotographable
Yet you're my favourite work of art ...

Stay, funny Valentine,
Stay.


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posted 23 November 2005 02:49 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Each day is Valentine's Day!

(I love that song!)


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posted 23 November 2005 03:06 PM      Profile for Fidel     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I've always liked the melody to Spandau Ballet's Crashed into Love

Billy Idol's, Sweet Sixteen. Elvis', Don't be Cruel. Love is dumb


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posted 23 November 2005 03:23 PM      Profile for swirrlygrrl     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Bad love songs make me sooo angry (particularly horribly sappy songs or those that infantalize women - Celine Dion is indicative of the worst of love songs). But I have a soft spot for them nonetheless.

I like Ani Difranco's "As Is". Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds "Are you the one that I've been waiting for?" Elvis' "Can't help falling in love." And for the best, straightforward, heartfelt love song of them all - Alison Kraus' version of "When you say nothing at all."

*embarassed about my own sappiness at times*


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posted 25 November 2005 01:47 AM      Profile for Scott Piatkowski   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
"Don't Dream It's Over" by Crowded House (well, pretty much any love song written and sung by Neil Finn could be on the list)
"Forty-Five Years" by Stan Rogers
"In Your Eyes" by Peter Gabriel (I know it's a cliche, but it was a great song before it became a cliche)
"Call It a Loan" by Jackson Browne (same comment as for Neil Finn, above)
"I Will Give You Everything" by The Skydiggers
"Satisfy My Soul" by Bob Marley
"Too Busy Thinking 'Bout My Baby" by Marvin Gaye
"I Will" by The Beatles
"Save Me" by Aimee Mann
"For All The Right Reasons" by The Jayhawks
"The Power of Two" by The Indigo Girls
"Someone Like You" by Van Morrison
"Open Window" by Sarah Harmer
"Call and Answer" by Barenaked Ladies
"Summerlong" by Emm Gryner
"Five Days in May" by Blue Rodeo (see Neil Finn, Jackson Browne)

I'm sure I'll think of others. And, when I get a few spare minutes, I'll start the favourite sad / bitter / breakup songs thread... unless someone else gets there first.


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I'd have to go along with Boom Boom on Unchained Melody. That's my favourite lovesong, which always reminds of a lotta great times I had with the ladies...

[Edit: Just thought of another one that tickles a special spot in me: The Promise You Made by Cock Robin]

As for most hated love-songs: "Always love you - Whitney Houston" and "The time of my life - Bill Medley/Jennifer Warnes". Both songs remind me of the girl of which I thought was going be Mrs. Clog-boy. Unfortunately, she thought it would be more fun to tear out my heart and performe a little sombrero-dance on it

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posted 25 November 2005 11:33 AM      Profile for ronb     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
In My Life slays me every time. Johnny Cash did a version that is possibly better than the Beatles one.

Harvest Moon Neil is the greatest Young

I Feel Good James Brown

I Believe (When I Fall In Love With You) Stevie Wonder

Tomorrow In Her Eyes Ron Sexsmith

Love Minus Zero/No Limit Bob Dylan

Sweet Thing Van Morrison


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posted 25 November 2005 12:11 PM      Profile for skdadl     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:

Oh!
She may be weary
Young girls, they do get weary
Weeeeaaaaaaarrrring that same old ragged dreeeeesss
Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah ...
But when she gets weary
Try ...
A little tenderness.

"Try a Little Tenderness," Otis Redding


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posted 25 November 2005 12:28 PM      Profile for lagatta     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
One of my favourites is Les Deux Vieilles, by Clémence Desrochers, about an old lesbian couple. Rather daring in its day - and of course of sentimental interest to people whether gay or straight, female or male:

Deux vieilles
Paroles : Clémence DesRochers.
Musique : Marc Larochelle.
1980

L'été quand il fait beau soleil
Je vois souvent passer deux vieilles
Qui marchent en se tenant le bras
Elles s'arrêtent à tous les dix pas
Quand j'entends leur éclat de rire
J'ai un peu moins peur de vieillir

C'est la chanson que je nous chante
Serons-nous deux vieilles amantes
Resterons-nous tendres complices
De mes manies, de tes caprices
Dans le secret d'une maison
Le château fort de nos saisons
Où je fredonne un air ancien
Cet été je ferai un jardin

L'été quand il fait beau soleil
Je vois souvent passer deux vieilles
Qui marchent en se tenant le bras
Elles s'arrêtent à tous les dix pas
Quand j'entends leur éclat de rire
J'ai un peu moins peur de vieillir

C'est la chanson que je nous chante
Serons-nous deux vieilles amantes
Descendant lentement le temps
Et qui s'arrêtent de temps en temps
Tu cherches l'ombre, moi le soleil
Les gens diront voyez les vieilles
Qui sont ensemble depuis toujours
Qui mourront le même jour

L'été quand il fait beau soleil
Je vois souvent passer deux vieilles
Qui sont ensembles depuis toujours
Qui partiront, qui partiront
Qui partiront le même jour


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posted 25 November 2005 01:42 PM      Profile for ephemeral     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Enigma's Boom Boom

quote:
My heart goes boom, boom, boom
Every time I think of you
Inside it's boom, boom, boom
Lost control, what shall I do?

'Caus I wanna be your lover
Till the end of our lives
I could never miss again
These loving eyes

Oh, boom, boom, boom

My heart goes boom, boom, boom
Every time I think of you
I feel that boom, boom, boom
No control of what I do

Simplicity, complexity, oh what a tragedy
Reality, insanity, strange normality
Incredible, untouchable, but just visual
And I want you, just you

Oh, boom, boom

My heart goes boom, boom, boom
When my mind is touching you

I'm going boom, boom, boom
Only light inside my gloom

'Cause I wanna be your lover
Till the end of our lives
I could never miss again
These loving eyes


in bold, are my favourite lines. very sensual. very sexual.


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posted 25 November 2005 01:58 PM      Profile for Boom Boom     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Originally posted by ephemeral:

Oh, boom, boom

My heart goes boom, boom, boom
When my mind is touching you
I'm going boom, boom, boom
Only light inside my gloom

in bold, are my favourite lines. very sensual. very sexual.
-
I've enjoyed being called sensual and sexual as well.


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lol! boom boom, i think you just ruined my favourite love song. i can't make love now while listening to that song without thinking of you. cripes!
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posted 25 November 2005 02:02 PM      Profile for Boom Boom     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
edited - dumb post

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posted 25 November 2005 02:18 PM      Profile for ephemeral     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
NO, Boom Boom!

ETA: what a bad boy you are!

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posted 25 November 2005 05:15 PM      Profile for alisea     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
This list betrays my age, I fear:

Here, There, and Everywhere
The Long and Winding Road -- Beatles

45 Years from Now -- Stan Rogers

I Will Remember You
I Love You
Hold On -- Sarah McLachlan

Hallelujah (originally by Cohen) -- I like the Rufus Wainwright cover best

Wild Horses
Miss You -- Rolling Stones

Layla -- Derek and the Dominoes

Delicate -- Damien Rice

Tonight, and
Somewhere -- West Side Story

Rainy Night House -- Joni Mitchell

If not for you -- Bob Dylan


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posted 25 November 2005 05:19 PM      Profile for ronb     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I love the George Harrison version of If Not for You.

Which reminds me. Something.


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posted 25 November 2005 05:23 PM      Profile for greyflannel        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Animal Fat, by Apostle of Hustle

"She did something for me one time,
the gesture was sweet,
said I'm doing this for you darlin',
don't leave it on the street."


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posted 25 November 2005 05:37 PM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by ephemeral:
lol! boom boom, i think you just ruined my favourite love song. i can't make love now while listening to that song without thinking of you. cripes!


No worries, there are other tunes you may hum:

Boum! by Charles Trenet, who also wrote Que reste-t-il de nos amours
.

Then there's Boom Boom by Trio:

quote:
Boom Boom immer wieder wieder
Bum Bum
Bum Bum und mein Herz klopft
Bum Bum


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quote:
Originally posted by alisea:
This list betrays my age, I fear:

Sshh, alisea. If you don't suggest what your age might be, nobody could ever tell. I'm familiar with most of the songs you listed, and they are all from before my time.


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My favourite love song is "Changes" by Phil Ochs. Aboslutely beautiful.

quote:
Sit by my side, come as close as the air
share in a memory of grey;
And wander in my words, dream about the pictures that I play of changes.

Green leaves of summer turn red in the fall
To brown and to yellow they fade;
And then they have to die, trapped within the circle time parade of changes.

Scenes of my young years were warm in my mind,
Visions of shadows that shine;
'Till one day I returned and found they were the victims of the vines of changes.

The world's spinning madly, it drifts in the dark, Swings through a hollow of haze;
A race around the stars, a journey through the unverse ablaze with changes.

Moments of magic will glow in the night,
all fearsa of the forest are gone;
But when the morning breaks they're swept away by golden drops of dawn, of changes.

Passions will part to a strange melody,
As fires will sometimes burn cold;
Like petals in the wind, we're puppets to the silver strings of souls, of changes.

Your tears will be tembling, now we're somewhere else,
One last cup of wine we will pour;
And I'll kiss you one more time, and leave you on the rolling river shores, of changes.

So sit by my side, come as close as the air,
Share in a memory of grey;
And wander in my words, dream about the pictures that I play, of changes.



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posted 25 November 2005 11:29 PM      Profile for ShyViolet     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
From This Moment - Shania Twain
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Oh, and Cyndi Lauper's Time after Time. What a classic.
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quote:
Originally posted by Scott Piatkowski:
"Save Me" by Aimee Mann

And, when I get a few spare minutes, I'll start the favourite sad / bitter / breakup songs thread... unless someone else gets there first.


Better hurry. Just as a suggestion for the thread title, "Which came first, the music or the misery?" You really can't talk about musical wallowing without referencing Nick Hornby and High Fidelity.

When I meet that special someone, "Save Me" is gonna be our song, our special song. We'll meet when we're shopping in the indie record store, and she'll be humming, and start singing to herself,

"But could you
Say-ayve me
Come on and
Say-hay-hayve mee-ee ...",

and then I'll chime in with,

"From the ranks
Of the freaks
Who suspect
They could never love anyone...."

And she'll say, "Hey, you know that song too?"

"I know all her songs. Well, except for her two most recent albums, although I've bought Lost in Space -- just haven't listened to it yet -- and I've only heard the last album by 'Til Tuesday, as well as Voices Carry, which I guess doesn't really count, because she didn't have creative control of the band at that point."

Of course, if she's true to the spirit of Aimee Mann's songs, she'll probably then ask me, "Now that I've met you, would you object to never seeing each other again?" But if not, we're gonna play "Save Me" as we walk down the aisle. Okay, maybe an instrumental version of it.

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posted 26 November 2005 06:31 AM      Profile for stupendousgirlie     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Butterfly Kisses....

JOKE!!!!!!


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Crippled_Newsie
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posted 26 November 2005 06:55 AM      Profile for Crippled_Newsie     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Any of the many versions of The Dark End of the Street.

quote:

At the dark end of the street
That's where we'll always meet
Hiding in shadows
Where we don't belong
Living in darkness
To hide our wrong
You and me
At the dark end of the street
You and me

I know time, it's gonna take its toll
We'll have to pay for the love we stole
Cause it's a sin and we know that it's wrong
Oh, but our love keeps coming on strong
You and me
At the dark end of the street
You and me

They're gonna find us
They're gonna find us
They're gonna find us, Lord, someday
We'll steal away
To the dark end of the street
You and me

If you should chance take a walk down the town, yeah
And find some time take a look around
If you should see me, just walk, walk on by, yeah
But, oh, darling, please don't cry
Tonight we'll meet
At the dark end of the street
You and me
You and me
You and me



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Hephaestion
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posted 26 November 2005 09:26 AM      Profile for Hephaestion   Author's Homepage        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I love In My Life (great choice, ronb) and Tape, that song is freakin' *awesome* -- I might not have thought of that one, but you're right. And I loooove that tune!

My own submissions would include The Fairytale of New York by The Pogues (really!) and several Robbie Robertson ones: Somewhere Down the Crazy River is great for slowwwwww-dancin', and Hold Back the Dawn is purrrrrrfect for.... other stuff.

[Full disclosure: I am not only a *slave* to Robbie Robertson's music, I've also thought he was a georgous man for many many years.]

Catch the blue train.... all the way to Kokomo... you can find me... somewhere down that crazy river... somewhere down that crazy river...

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Américain Égalitaire
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posted 28 November 2005 12:45 AM      Profile for Américain Égalitaire   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Hopeless sentimentalist/romantic checking in again. I'm sure there's a few I've missed here.

All time favourite -- Be My Number Two -- Joe Jackson
Also, Slow Dance – Joe Jackson
Fall – Berlin
Be True, Thunder Road – Bruce Springsteen
In Your Eyes – Peter Gabriel
Mary's Prayer – Danny Wilson
All the Way to Heaven – Melissa Etheridge
On the Street Where You Live (from My Fair Lady)
Walking in the Rain - Ronettes
Dedicated to the One I Love – Shirelles and Mamas and the Papas
Naked – The BoDeans
Has Anyone Ever Written Anything For You – Stevie Nicks


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Paladin
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posted 06 December 2005 04:47 PM      Profile for Paladin     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Jimmy Webb's "All I Know"...Garfunkel's version

Here, There and Everywhere... Lennon/McCartney

I Guess that's Why they call it the Blues by Elton John

Wichita Lineman, also by Jimmy Webb


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